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A treatise of the diseases of women, with many recipes, written in the first half of the 15th cent.

MS. Douce 37

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Beg. '[O]vre Lorde God whan he had storid the worlde.'

An 18th cent. note by 'E. W.' suggests that the book was composed in the latter part of the 14th. cent.


  • written in the first half of the 15th cent.


42 Leaves


MS. Douce 37

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21611

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On parchment


5 3/8 × 3 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom